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, for parliament and for the people of britain whom you represent. this is the most humble day of my career, and all that has happened i know we needed to be here today. james and i would like to say how sorry we are for what has happened, especially with regard to listening to the voice mail of victims of crime. my company has 52,000 employees, i have led it for 57 years, and i have made my share of mistakes. i have lived in many countries, employed thousands of honest and hard-working journalists. i own nearly 200 newspapers of very different sizes and followed countless stories about people and families around the world. at no time do i remember being as sickened as when i heard what the dowler family had to endure, which i think was last monday week. nor do i recall being as angry as when i was told that the "news of the world" could have compounded their distress. i want to thank the dowlers for graciously giving me the opportunity to apologize in person. i would like all the victims of phone hacking to know how completely and deeply sorry i am. apologizing cannot take back what has ha
has been brought. >> reporter: britain is now the third nato member after france and the u.s. to recognize the rebels known as the transitional national council. britain is expelling gadhafi's representatives from london and requesting the rebels send an ambassador, but now the rebels say they would be okay if moammar gadhafi remains in libya as long as he retires from power. more salt in the wound for nato, the pan-am 103 bomber appeared at a rally in tripoli on tuesday, he was released from a scottish prison because he was supposed to be dying of cancer. lawmakers on capitol hill continue to bristle at not having been consulted about the decision. buck mckeon says he received a last minute call on the eve of the conflict, the president said he wanted to see him in an hour. >> we don't have a plane fast enough to get me back from california to the white house, and the thing is the day before, thursday, was st. patrick's day. and we had a lunch here in the rayburn room with the president, the vice president, the speaker. i shook hands with the president, vice president. and
the united states were not japan and germany, they were actually russia and great britain who were our allies. the british actually had a thing they called the rumor factory in washington which was there to just kind of spread rumors about the germans. people like ian fleming, the guy that wrote james bond, he kind of worked the u.s. cocktail party circuit trying to get american to support the british. boy, this sure isn't new. jon: the allegation here is that this guy helped funnel about $4 million of cash to various members of congress who would be able to, you know, influence u.s. policy or maybe vote on u.s. policy especially with regard to kashmir. that portion of disputed territory that lies between india and pakistan. both nations claim it as their own. >> yeah. well, all i can say is, you know, the pakistani intelligence service could have used that money a lot better fighting terrorists back in pakistan. look, the odds of floating around a little money like that, moving u.s. policy on kashmir are zero. kashmir is a flash point issue between india and pakistan. the last thing the unit
, news corporation decided to drop its bid to buy remaining shares in bskyb, britain's largest satellite broadcasting company. this doesn't mean, patti ann, that newscorp won't revisit the plan sometime down the road but for now it's been scrapped. newscorp issued a statement saying it had believed that newscorp taking over bskyb would actually benefit both companies but it is clear in the current climate it can't progress with the deal, newscorp owns 39 percent of the shares in bskyb. there was a lively debate in the british parliament today. it was expected that the government would vote this evening to ask news corporation to drop its bid to take over bskyb. even though newscorp has dropped the bid, apparently that discussion tonight is going on but here's what british prime minister david cameron said at a preliminary debate this morning: >> what has happened to this company is disgraceful, it's got to be addressed at elf level and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess they've created. >> reporter: cameron has, patti ann, welcomed newscorp's de
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